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Incredible Edibles & Medicinals –
Food and Healing at our Feet

5 days / 4 nights / 10 meals
July 8-12, 2024

Incredible Edibles & Medicinals – Food and Healing at our Feet

$980 single occupancy
$910 double occupancy
$520 staying off campus (includes full program of activities with lunches, dinners and socials but overnight and breakfast elsewhere then self-driving to shuttle stop locations)

New Brunswick, like most places is full of food at our feet. Adventurous and tasty, eating wild gives us a new awareness of our natural world. From fiddleheads to spruce tips to edible seaweeds, wild foods open our eyes to a smorgasbord of culinary delights held in the fields, forests, streams and shorelines near our homes. Woodlands yield golden chanterelles. Soft shelled clams lie a few centimeters below the surface of tidal flats. Barrens and rocky shorelines can abound with cranberries and huckleberries. Medicinal plants are also growing alongside these wild foods – in fact, many wild edibles also have medicinal properties. Settlers brought many of these here and presently considered ‘invasive’ species. Dandelions, red clover, yarrow, mullein and so many more are nourishing and healing as teas, tinctures, salves, etc. Many wild edibles have short seasons, but there is almost always something to be gathered whatever the time of year. Come on a culinary and healing adventure with us to forage, identify, prepare and consume the abundance we can find at our feet.
You will be hiking into the forest and foraging off path at times. The ground will be uneven and at times on an incline. There will also be times where you will be on cobble beach and/or bedrock. Sturdy all weather shoes are a must.

- Forage for edibles from mixed growth forest, shoreline, and salt marsh habitats
- Locate local medicinal healing plants
- Learn preparation of edible and medicinal collection in a kitchen/classroom setting

Schedule at a Glance
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Schedule at a Glance

This Huntsman Marine – Encounter with Nature™ provides an immersive foraging and preparation experience with a full schedule, having one activity flowing into the next, and will include evening sessions. Field trips are a go “rain or shine.” The following schedule at a glance is provided as an inspirational guide, but we may have to juggle activities based on weather conditions for each day.
Day 1
Arrival/settle-in. Orientation. Meet your Guides.
(group dinner, evening social)

Day 2
Shoreline foraging. Mixed growth forest.
(breakfast, dinner, evening social)

Day 3
Salt marsh. Edible kitchen session.
(breakfast, Kingsbrae Garden lunch, dinner, evening social)

Day 4
Medicinal plants. Medicinal classroom session.
(breakfast, lunch, soiree dinner, evening social)

Day 5
Goodbyes and Departures.

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